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When Kimberly Witt and her husband adopted their two sons from Ethiopia, they thought they could offer them a safe and fulfilling life in their small town in Iowa.

I’m white. My sons are black. The Central Park incident confirmed that my kids won’t be safe anywhere.

I thought moving my family to a more diverse city would protect my black children from racism. I was wrong.
Sia shared the news on Monday that she adopted two teenage boys last year.

Sia revealed that she adopted 2 teenage sons last year who were aging out of foster care

Sia opened up about adopting two sons last year, who were 18 at the time. Every year, more than 23,000 children age out of the system.
A nurse and newborns are seen in the Hotel Venice owned by BioTexCom clinic in Kiev, Ukraine May 14, 2020. At least fifty babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in a Ukrainian clinic as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown prevents their foreign parents from collecting them.

A couple is stuck 8,000 miles away from their baby who was born via surrogate during lockdown

Jose Perez and Flavia Lavorino were set to fly to Kiev to pick up their baby who would be born via surrogate. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit.
It's important to embrace diversity, not ignore it.

6 things you should know when you’ve adopted a child of a different race or culture, according to an expert

There are unique things that parents should keep in mind when their adopted child comes from a different racial or ethnic background than their own.
Magnolia Earl.

Gerber’s 2020 spokesbaby Magnolia is the first adopted child in company’s history

"Her personality is beyond happy and joyful," Magnolia's mom, Courtney Earl, said.
Chloë Sevigny recently gave birth.

21 celebrities who became mothers after 40

Cameron Diaz and Chloe Sevigny are just two of the most recent celebrities to become moms after 40.
Lyndsey Voss at an orphanage in Uganda.

Dozens of American families and their newly adopted children are trapped overseas during the pandemic, and they worry they won’t be able to brin...

Several families say consulate employees suggested they leave their adopted children behind and return when the COVID-19 pandemic has abated.
Monique the cat became an internet sensation after nobody came to her birthday party at a London shelter.

A shelter cat broke hearts everywhere when no guests showed up to her birthday party, but people online are rallying around her

Monique has been at the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London for 115 days, five times longer than the average cat.

Gabby Watson has spent years tricking thousands of adoptive parents into thinking she has a baby for them. I was one of them.

Adoption scammers aren't always out for money: Some are looking for emotional validation and attention — and that makes them even harder to catch.
More than 60 dogs have been adopted through the Home2 Suites by Hilton Biloxi North/D'Iberville "Fostering Hope" program.

A Mississippi hotel lets guests foster dogs during their stay and now more than 60 have found forever homes.

Home2 Suites by Hilton in Biloxi North launched "Fostering Hope" in 2018. Guests and hotel staff have adopted more than 60 dogs since Oct. 2018.